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Table 3 Geographic distribution of the fragile stated investigated the contribution of each region to the retrieved literature

From: Health-related publications on people living in fragile states in the alert zone: a bibliometric analysis

WHO region Number of fragile states in the region List of fragile states Number (%) of publications on health related issues in fragile states
The region of the Americas 1 Haiti 561 (24.4)
The European region 0 554 (23.7)
The African region 20 Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, D.R of the Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Chad, Kenya, Liberia, Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Republic of Congo. 1496 (65.1)
The Eastern Mediterranean region 8 Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Sudan, Somalia, Libya 546 (23.7)
The South-East Asia region 2 Myanmar, North Korea 81 (3.5)
The Western-Pacific region 0 145 (6.3)